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Ridgefield students use Jell-O to test earthquakes

March 27, 2021, 5:54am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Second-grade students at South Ridge Elementary learned how to build structures to withstand a simulated earthquake using marshmallows, toothpicks and a pan of Jell-O. Read story

Motorists traveling south on Interstate 5 pass Exit 11 on Thursday morning. Northeast 219th Street currently only extends east from the interchange to reach Battle Ground, but Ridgefield is working on a project to build a new connection to the west which would serve as a new southern access route from the city to the freeway.

Ridgefield plans second connection to I-5

Motorists traveling south on Interstate 5 pass Exit 11 on Thursday morning. Northeast 219th Street currently only extends east from the interchange to reach Battle Ground, but Ridgefield is working on a project to build a new connection to the west which would serve as a new southern access route from the city to the freeway.

March 26, 2021, 6:07am Clark County News

Ridgefield is in the early planning stages of a project that would create a new connection to Interstate 5 to the south of the city, supplementing the city’s only current direct connection at the Pioneer Street interchange. Read story

RIDGEFIELD: Olivia Willis is happy to get her go-kart moving with the force of twisted rubber bands.

Ridgefield third-graders make go-karts for science project

RIDGEFIELD: Olivia Willis is happy to get her go-kart moving with the force of twisted rubber bands.

March 20, 2021, 6:03am Community

RIDGEFIELD — South Ridge Elementary School bought STEM kits that included axles and wheels for third-graders to learn about force and motion. Read story

Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge set spring break art contest

March 17, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge is hosting a spring break youth art contest, open to kindergarten through eighth-grade students in Clark County and the Portland metro area. Read story

RIDGEFIELD: Shandel Oderman's first grade class wrote many persuasive letters that the students are proud to see displayed at Rosauers.

Ridgefield first-grader hopes to help the homeless

RIDGEFIELD: Shandel Oderman's first grade class wrote many persuasive letters that the students are proud to see displayed at Rosauers.

March 13, 2021, 5:55am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Rosauers grocery store recently decided to help one first-grader at Union Ridge Elementary School achieve a goal of helping homeless individuals by sponsoring a food drive for the Ridgefield Family Resource Center. Read story

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$145 million in stimulus funds heading to Southwest Washington

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

March 11, 2021, 8:12pm Clark County News

Municipal governments in Southwest Washington are expected to receive a combined $145.29 million from the COVID-19 stimulus bill signed by President Joe Biden on Thursday. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse.

Man gets 13 months in case prompted by lengthy police chase in Clark County

The Clark County Courthouse.

March 8, 2021, 6:20pm Clark County News

A man accused in a lengthy police pursuit in June, in which he tried to strike several responding officers, was sentenced Monday to 13 months’ confinement. Read story

Nearby resident Bob Dingethal looks over a parcel of farmland, the potential future home of up to 533,000 cubic yards of imported material, on Feb. 22 in the Sara neighborhood of Clark County.

Ire mounting over dirt dump south of Ridgefield

Nearby resident Bob Dingethal looks over a parcel of farmland, the potential future home of up to 533,000 cubic yards of imported material, on Feb. 22 in the Sara neighborhood of Clark County.

March 8, 2021, 6:01am Business

Residents south of Ridgefield are concerned that a massive collection of dirt — enough to fill Seattle’s Lumen Field complex 16-feet high — might be headed their way. Read story

RIDGEFIELD: Two were added to a wall honoring veterans at the U.S.

Two added to Ridgefield wall honoring local veterans

RIDGEFIELD: Two were added to a wall honoring veterans at the U.S.

February 27, 2021, 5:54am Community

RIDGEFIELD — The U.S. Post Office at 205 N. Main Ave. recently added two photos of deceased commanders to its wall honoring local veterans. The photos were of Tom McCarthy, who served in the Navy, and Bruce Crockett, who served in the Army. The American Legion Post No. 44 honored… Read story

Beaches to cater Clark County Event Center

February 26, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Business

The Clark County Event Center announced Wednesday that it has contracted with Beaches Restaurant to provide "onsite concessions, catering and general beverage and food services" at the center, starting immediately. Read story